Harland D. Cornwell, 78, of Mason, died at 3:47 a.m., Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
Graveside Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 23, 2015 at Union Cemetery, Altamont with Rev. Willie Deuel officiating and military rites by the Keeler-Adams American Legion Post #1168, Edgewood. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 22, 2015 at Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
Harland was born on Tuesday, October 12, 1937 in Louisville, rural Clay County, IL to John and Lula (Blair) Cornwell. He married Juanita LeCrone. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife, Juanita Cornwell of Mason; son, David Cornwell and his wife Cheryl of Mason; daughter, Lori Pieper and her husband Scott of Stewardson; sisters, Deana White and her husband Richard of Effingham, Dorothy Scheele and her husband Jerry of Angola, Indiana, and Debbie Packingham of Dieterich; mother-in-law, Edith LeCrone of Altamont; 5 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.giesekingfh.com